Avengers: Endgame Is Passing Avatar At The Domestic Box Office This Weekend
Now in its fourth week of release, continues on its journey to become the highest-grossing film of all time. The superhero film has already made its mark on cinema history by breaking a ton of box office records and surpassing to become the second highest-grossing movie ever. is the last film standing, and while still needs a push to surpass that worldwide total, it’ll at least beat domestically this weekend.
has been the No. 1 movie domestically since it opened, with last week’s top contender, , falling short of knocking the superhero film off its throne. However, this looks to be the week that takes second place, and it’s only fitting that headshot master John Wick is the man who does it.
is projected to open at anywhere from $45-55 million while will finish the weekend just shy of $30 million. While might not be taking the crown for the fifth consecutive week, it will still be passing another milestone this weekend. The superhero epic will become the second highest-grossing domestically, officially passing .
is likely to earn $29.7 million this weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. This would push domestic total to $771.1 million, dethroning . James Cameron’s sci-fi flick currently sits at $760.5 million domestic, a position it’s comfortably held since about 2010.
The record that fans really seem to care about is the worldwide total, but still has a bit to go before we can say that the reign of is over. However, perhaps the domestic record is a sign of things to come.
However, it’s unlikely that will be able to secure the all-time No. 1 domestic release spot. That title belongs to with a whopping $936.6 million. Even if has some serious legs, it seems impossible that it could topple this particular record. was a tidal wave when it premiered back in 2015, and it played like gangbusters domestically.
But there’s nothing wrong with second place! will have left its mark on history when all is said and done, and it’ll be interesting to see what its total gross is when the summer ends. longstanding worldwide total of $2,787,965,087 is within sight, but still has to deal with contenders like and .
We’ll be watching all this as it progresses, so be sure to keep checking in with CinemaBlend for all the latest updates. In the meantime, you can go see for the fourth time in theaters. If your looking for something else to enjoy in the theater, here are all the major releases heading your way this year.